The most notorious aspect about this place are the buildings that surround it, because they have the unquestionable historical and artistic values of having fixed an architectural style that extended throughout the city and characterized the Cuban architecture of the 18th century.
The oldest and one of the most beautiful in Havana. It is the perfect starting point to explore Old Havana, surrounded by cafes, bars and restaurants. It forms the first space of the city, where around it the most representative buildings of the Cuban Baroque and the Spanish colony are grouped.
San Francisco de Asis Square
A place where there are buildings of remarkable value, the Convent and the Church of San Francisco de Asís. In this square, there are different shows and activities that demonstrate the value of cultural actions in public spaces and give a recreational option for residents and visitors, while contributing to revitalize the heritage and bring it closer to the new generations.
It integrates a set of elegant mansions of the aristocracy of the colonial era and is the maximum expression of the baroque period of colonial architecture. It has been the scene of various events of historical, political and social nature.
San Carlos de La Cabaña Fortress
The largest of the military installations built by Spain in America. It has a Weapons Museum and it is the venue for cultural and recreational activities, of which the traditional 9 o´clock gun cannon fire ceremony stands out, that night after night, can be appreciated by visitors.
Tres Reyes del Morro Castle
Fortress of great historical value and outstanding cultural tourist attraction, it is located on a cliff at the entrance to the port of Havana. Its construction began in 1589 and concluded in 1630, being a vital part in the defense of Havana against the siege of corsairs and pirates.